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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Subdivision  \Sub`di*vi"sion\,  n.  [L.  subdivisio:  cf  F. 
  1.  The  act  of  subdividing,  or  separating  a  part  into  smaller 
  2.  A  part  of  a  thing  made  by  subdividing. 
  In  the  decimal  table,  the  subdivision  of  the  cubit, 
  as  span,  palm,  and  digit,  are  deduced  from  the 
  shorter  cubit.  --Arbuthnot. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  area  composed  of  subdivided  lots 
  2:  separation  by  the  creation  of  a  boundary  that  divides  or 
  keeps  apart  [syn:  {division},  {partition},  {partitioning}, 
  {segmentation},  {sectionalization}] 
  3:  an  administrative  division  of  some  larger  or  more  complex 
  organization;  "a  branch  of  Congress"  [syn:  {branch},  {arm}] 
  4:  a  self-contained  part  of  a  larger  composition;  "he  always 
  turns  first  to  the  business  section";  "the  history  of  this 
  work  is  discussed  in  the  next  section"  [syn:  {section}] 
  5:  a  part  of  a  part  i.e.  a  part  of  something  already  divided 
  [syn:  {subsection}] 

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